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Facility & Program Space

Adventure WV manages over 13,000 square feet of indoor space, and oversees both the WVU Outdoor Education Center and WVU Outdoor Rec Center. AWV programs have also obtained special permits to operate on public lands in West Virginia, across the United States and around the world.

ON-Campus Locations 

Adventure WV operates two on-campus facilities. The WVU Climbing Wall and Outdoor Recreation Center are two of the central hubs of engagement located in the WVU Student Rec Center. 

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Outdoor Recreation Center

Not just the hub for equipment rentals—the Outdoor Recreation Center also houses a resource center and a ski and bike shop. Our trained staff can assist you with equipment and the know-how to get outdoors.

Learn more about the ORC
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The Climbing Wall

Experience the thrill of rock climbing on our 50-foot climbing wall at the Student Recreation Center. The wall features climbs from beginner to advanced, and includes both top rope climbing and bouldering. 

Learn more about the Climbing Wall

WVU Outdoor Education Center

High Ropes, Low Ropes, Ziplining and Overnight Adventures. The WVU Outdoor Education Center is Adventure WV's multifaceted facility designed for custom group engagements and open enrollment public adventures.  

Learn More about the Outdoor Education Center

Off-Campus & Beyond

Looking to get off campus? From the best local attractions to iconic international destinations, the Adventure WV programmatic footprint spans globally. 

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Local Attractions

  • Coopers Rock State Forest
  • Cheat Lake
  • Cheat River
  • Monongahela River
  • WVU Core Arboretum
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Regional Resources

  • Ohiopyle State Park
  • Monongahela National Forest
  • New River Gorge National Park
  • Canaan Valley State Park
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Domestic Destinations

  • Texas National Parks & Public Lands
  • Florida Everglades
  • Pisgah National Forest
  • Utah National Parks & Public Lands

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International Travel

  • New Zealand Department of Conservation Parks & Land 
  • Argentina Parques Nacionales

Ready to explore and take your next adventure? Visit our Programs page to get started.